Women's Rights

Pro-choice rally pushes back against abortion bans

Hundreds of activists chanted, danced and sang, “Hey-hey, ho-ho, abortion ban has got to go!” during a spirited rally held Tuesday evening on the...

Will Michigan have 2 abortion bans on the 2020 ballot? Probably...

Alabama, Georgia and Ohio have overshadowed Michigan recently with abortion bans. But now not just one, but two ballot measures could be coming our...

Susan J. Demas: Damn, it feels good to have a feminist...

If you want to sum up what Gov. Rick Snyder's eight years meant for Michigan women, you could go with: It could have been...

Whitmer on MSNBC: Female officials tell ‘our sad, toughest’ stories to...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said on MSNBC on Monday that the recent wave of abortion bans across the country is about "trying to control women." "I...

LaSata’s comments that abortion ‘should be painful’ make the national rounds

Michigan has often been overlooked in recent national abortion coverage, especially as Alabama raced last week to enact a complete ban. While the Republican-dominated Michigan...

Cecile Richards to headline rally fighting abortion bans

As Right to Life of Michigan is moving full speed ahead with a petition drive to ban the standard dilation and evacuation abortion procedure,...

Advance Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on why Dems should do...

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) was fresh off two campaign stops in Michigan on Saturday when she talked to the Michigan Advance en route...

Klobuchar says women in power ‘get things done’

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at a Michigan Democratic Party Women’s Caucus luncheon Saturday, making her case as the contender most...

Julia Pulver: Abortion 101: Because our lawmakers need a refresher

Perhaps it’s been a long time since some had a high school health class or even basic studies in anatomy and physiology. Because there...

Republicans pass abortion ban on Right to Life lobby day

Updated, 4:40 p.m., with House votes and additional reporting Senate and House Republicans on Tuesday passed bills banning an abortion procedure after declining to pursue...

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